Vote 100 - Gallery
2018 sees the culmination of the Vote 100 project which is a Parliamentary project to mark the following upcoming anniversaries:
- February 2018 - 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, which enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time;
- April 2018 - 60th anniversary of the Life Peerages Act 1958, which allowed women to sit in the House of Lords;
- July 2018 - 90th anniversary of the Equal Franchise Act 1928, which gave women the right to vote at age 21 on the same terms as men;
- October 2018 - 60th anniversary of women sitting in the House of Lords for the first time;
- November 2018 - 100th anniversary of the Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act 1918, allowing women to stand for election to the House of Commons;
- December 2018 - 100th anniversary of all men and some women voting for the first time, in the general election of December 1918.